Program for Precision Diagnosis and Therapy for Pediatric Motility Disorders News and Updates

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Q&A with Hayat Mousa, MD

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Meet Hayat Mousa, MD, the Director of the Suzi and Scott Lustgarten Center for GI Motility. Dr. Mousa recently sat down for an informal Q&A to talk about her vision, what areas she’d like to expand, why she enjoys working with children with motility conditions, and much more.

Understanding the Differences, Similarities of IBD and IBS

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Figure 1. Overlapping and distinct symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome.

While the presentation of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) may be very similar, there are clinical clues and diagnostic tools that can help make the crucial distinction between these two conditions.

Gastroparesis: Getting Things Moving

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Gastroparesis is a complex gastrointestinal motility disorder characterized by delayed emptying of gastric contents in the absence of mechanical obstruction.

Motility and the Mind-Gut Connection

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Motility disorders can be challenging to diagnose and treat; CHOP's team shares its expertise in an educational program for professionals.